By Nick Malik, Digital Transformation Strategist, Chief Architect, former CIO, Servant Leader, Infosys My colleague Gideon Slifkin posted recently on LinkedIn, listing many of the responsibilities that he attributes to the Architecture Review Board (ARB). The concept of an ARB...
An immensely useful invention. By Michiel Heyns van Staden, Data Strategy, Solutions and Analytics Lead, Absa Group Being able to visualise often complex information in a succinct way, with the added bonus of allowing end users to interactively engage with...
By Nicola Askham, The Data Governance Coach, Nicola Askham Ltd This is a very short and succinct question, and I thought the answer was likely to be the same. However, when I was sent this question, I was very surprised...
By Lisa Bondesio, Founder of Chiridion Have you noticed that the world is spinning a little faster?  Are you prepared for change? Is your organisation transformation ready?   In today’s business climate, change is rapid and often disruptive. Competitive advantage can...
By Rick F. van der Lans, Founder of R20/Consultancy BV, Ambassador of Axians Business Analytics Laren You can buy an ETL tool, a reporting tool, and a database server, but generally you can’t buy a data fabric. When your company...
By Nicola Askman, DataIQ 100 2022 | Award Winning Data Governance Training | Consultant | Coaching | Data Governance Expert | D.A.T.A Founding Committee Like people and industries across the world people in data and tech are doing everything they...
By MH van Staden MIT Big Data Science in progress Data Strategy, Solutions & Analytics Lead, Everyday Banking Insights do not come from data. Often business stakeholders will cast their eyes to the data team looking to learn something new...
Article by Irina Steenbeek, Managing Director, Data Crossroads. We, data management professionals, often use the term “data management framework.” But do we all have the same understanding of its meaning and the various approaches to its implementation? In this article,...
Article by Irina Steenbeek, Managing Director, Data Crossroads. Data lineage is on the radars of business and data management professionals now more than ever. Many companies understand how necessary it is. But this understanding does not often lead to immediate...
By Whynde Kuehn, S2E and Biz Arch Mastery Founder | Strategy to Reality Author | Passionate Advocate for Strategy Execution + Business Architecture As a global discipline, business architecture is here and here to stay.  It has been gaining traction...
By Nicola Askham, The Data Governance Coach Data shouldn’t be a wild and untamed thing, but sometimes it is just that – wild… and untamed. And unfortunately for our friend Tim, he’s about to find out just how wild and...
Everybody is doing it. Having individuals with data specific roles, or even entire teams focusing on data functions, has become commonplace in many organisations.  It is now common practice to have some level of data collection, transformation, storage, analysis, reporting...
Written by Michael D. Barwise BSc, CEng, CITP, MBCS, MCIIS, LCCP, FRSABusiness Information Risk Management Consulting Probably the greatest single challenge for any transformation programme is risk management. Every phase of the programme is likely to consist of multiple independently...
By Ed Metera, Program Manager, Instructor, Book Author and Founder of ProcessModelingAdvisor.com Business Process Normalization[1] is an analysis technique that leads to sound, modern business process and workflow structures. Business analysts, process analysts, systems analysts, and process owners use Business...
Published by Technics Publications Book Description‘Business Architecture: Collecting, Connecting and Correcting the Dots ’is the latest book for Roger Burlton. It deals with ways to design a business so that it can get better at continuous enterprise level change. Since...
Following is an excerpt from Executing Data Quality Projects: Ten Steps to Quality Data and Trusted Information™, 2nd Ed. (Elsevier/Academic Press, 2021) by Danette McGilvray. What can we do to ensure the quality of the data on which our world...
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By MH van Staden, Data Analytics Leader of the Year 2020, Speaker, Writer, Mentor and Coach What is this AI everybody is talking about?  Well that probably depends on who you ask.  For some the term artificial intelligence entails the...
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By Nicola Askham, The Data Governance Coach, Nicola Askham Ltd There are six principles that underpin all successful data governance initiatives. These are principles that I have developed over many years of experience of successfully (and sometimes not so successfully...
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By Dr. Barry Devlin Register for Essentials of Data Warehouses, Lakes and BI in Digital Business – Live Streaming only, 15-16 March 2022 What is your biggest information problem?  If there was one single behaviour within business or IT that...
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Blog post by Michiel van Staden Data Strategy, Solutions & Analytics Lead, Absa Group In data, there are often so many technical aspects to get your head around.  One can spend many years just focusing on the practice of interacting...
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